Although Jim Hallett runs a business that sold 5.5 million used vehicles in 120 countries last year, he also knows firsthand what life is like without a car.
Purdue announced the gift Saturday during an event to celebrate homecoming and the kickoff of the school’s year-long 150th anniversary celebration, which is themed “Take Giant Leaps.”
The university announced Thursday that the center will focus on the production and teaching of investigative journalism.
The money will be used to create a super endowment that will help fund future projects in perpetuity, Franklin College President Thomas Minar said.
The grant is part of more than $100 million in funding the Walton Foundation announced Tuesday morning that will go toward improving education.
DePauw University has received a $20 million donation from 1968 graduates Steve and Karen Sanger to create a leadership program, the school announced Thursday.
Super Service Challenge, a national not-for-profit aimed at helping charities raise money and in-kind contributions, is launching a new e-platform designed by Indianapolis-based Sells Group meant to connect companies, volunteers and not-for-profits in a whole new way.
The program, which Cummins is describing as its “most ambitious community initiative ever,” is called Cummins Powers Women.
The Indianapolis not-for-profit helps prepare African-American youth in the fourth grade and higher for academic and career success.
The Great American Songbook Foundation now has the expensive responsibility of maintaining the 107-acre Asherwood, including paying a nine-person maintenance staff.
The university’s $205 million in big gifts was about two-thirds of the $302.9 million in gifts of $1 million or more given by individuals to Indiana not-for-profits in 2017.
The Tuesday following Thanksgiving—after Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday—has become known for ushering in millions of dollars for thousands of charities.
Ken Giffin, a veteran of local politics and the business community, is pounding the pavement to raise more money to support Indiana’s trail systems.
Some companies are offering employees money to donate to charities with no strings attached, while other initiatives are designed to reward volunteer efforts.
TechPoint, a not-for-profit advocacy group, plans to use the money on two programs to nurture young tech talent.
Companies across central Indiana are banding together to publicize a drive for food, beverages and other essential items needed by those displaced by the hurricane and tropical storm.
The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust awarded the funds to nine organizations involved in a multi-year initiative to protect, restore and better use the White River.